Mary Ellen Mark

Mary Ellen Mark

by Charles Hagen

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Overview

Mary Ellen Mark (b. 1940) is a highly respected and influential photographer, whose images have become landmarks in the field of documentary photography. This monograph on the artist documents her work through a chronologically presented sequence of 55 images featuring Mark's acclaimed images of the world's 'nonfamous,' including Indian circus-artists, girls in Bombay brothels and runaway children, alongside her iconic images of Hollywood film stars. The book includes an insightful introductory essay by Charles Hagen that details Mark's working style and incredible contribution to her field. Picture-by-picture commentary in Mary Ellen Mark offers insight into individual works and the subjects she portrays, but also allows for casual browsing of the book. Mark's work has been published and exhibited worldwide, and she is the recipient of some of the world's most respected awards, including the Guggenheim Fellowship.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780714840468
Publisher: Phaidon Press
Publication date: 01/28/2001
Series: Phaidon 55 Series
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 5.44(w) x 6.18(h) x 0.43(d)

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